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    • BEAR MOUNTAIN STILL OPEN UNTIL APRIL 10TH AND SNOW SUMMIT IS CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

      Bear Mountain's 2015/2016 ski season ends on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Visit BearMountain.com for the latest ski conditions, current operating hours and lift ticket deals. The ski season is coming to end but there are still plenty of things to do in Big Bear this spring season.
    • BIG BEAR LAKE LISTED IN TOP 10 BEST LAKE VACATIONS BY YAHOO TRAVEL

      Yahoo's list of most top searched for lake vacations included Big Bear Lake. Read the full article and see why Big Bear Lake is #3 for Best Lake Vacations.
    • SCALE A TREE LIKE A MONKEY

      Action Tree Rope Climbing Tours offers a new outlook for outdoor adventure. Big Bear has the only operation in Southern California that offers tree rope climbing tours. It’s a new and exciting way to experience Big Bear's pine forest from a completely different perspective.
    • WE GIVE YOU THE WHEEL…FOR REAL

      New this year is an off-road jeep experience from Big Bear Jeep Experience that gives its customers the chance to get behind the wheel of a high-performance Jeep for some thrilling 4 x 4 action in the backwoods. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance for many people, which might be comparable to getting an opportunity to speed around a NASCAR track in a race car for the first time.
    • SNOW SUMMIT'S BIKE PARK SET TO OPEN IN MAY

      Snow Summit is the only lift-served mountain bike park in Southern California. It offers easy access to a network of trails via its Scenic Sky Chair that transports mountain bikers to the top of Snow Summit with bikes in tow. Once at the top, riders have the option to ride Big Bear's south shore trails system for cross country riding that includes the region's best single-track trails such as the Skyline Trail and Pine Knot Trail or the other option is to ride downhill trails located on the face of Snow Summit.
    • TROUT WORTH $50,000 - REEL EM' IN

      Big bear gives anglers a chance to win some big bucks! And all it takes is some fishing gear, bait, patience and a little luck. Anglers have the opportunity to catch a 5 tagged trout worth $10,000 each $50,000 at Big Bear Lake's Fishin' for $50K Trout Derby June 11 and 12, 2016.
    • NEW SCAVENGER HUNT IN BIG BEAR

      Urban Adventure Quest has launched a new tour that turns Big Bear into a giant game board. The 90-minute tour takes teams of two to five players on a scavenger hunt through Big Bear Village to solve clues and complete challenges using a smart phone as a guide.
    • HIGHEST ALTITUDE VINEYARD AND WINERY IN NORTHERN HEMISPHERE

      At 6,750 feet above sea level, Stone Summit Vineyard in Big Bear Lake is now the highest-altitude commercial vineyard and winery in the Northern Hemisphere. More than 2,000 vines were planted beginning in May 2012, and it is expected to take at least two years before they are mature enough to produce wine.
    • HIGH ALTITUDE BREEDS CHAMPIONS

      World class athletes who have achieved a competitive edge from high altitude training in Big Bear Lake include: • 2013 World Outdoor 800m bronze medalist Brenda Martinez
      • 2008 & 2012 Olympic marathon runner Ryan Hall
      • Former boxing champions Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, Oscar De La Hoya, and "Sugar" Shane Mosely
      • Former Mixed martial arts champions Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, Tito Ortiz, and Josh Barnett
    • VILLAGE GETS A FACELIFT

      Big Bear Village recently endured a thorough revitalization to improve the overall shopping experience. Major improvements include heated sidewalks, seat walls, outdoor fire pits, landscape developments, decorative street crossings, street signs and lighting.
      • SKYLINE TRAIL OPEN IN BIG BEAR

        The Skyline Trail is Big Bear's newest trail in two decades! The new Skyline Trail is a multi-use single track that currently offers 8 miles one way giving hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders a new perspective of Big Bear's spectacular alpine scenery. The Skyline trailhead begins at the Intersection of 2N10 and 2N06 and runs alongside the back of Snow Summit.
      • BIG BEAR LAKE IS DOING IT'S PART TO GO GREEN FOR AN ECO-FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT

        Big Bear is creating a sustainable tourism environment. Local business' are taking steps to make their business green and environmentally friendly. Learn more about how Big Bear is going green.
      • SEGWAY TOURS

        Action Segway Tours introduces a new and environmentally friendly approach to explore Big Bear Lake by means of electric two-wheeled Segway Personal Transporters (Segway PT). Guests can now enjoy a fun and educational tour of the mountain resort on a Segway x2 model, which has the ability to navigate varied terrain with minimal environmental impact. Segway tour packages are now available to book online and open year-round!
      • A MEMORABLE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

        Enjoy a shopping experience like no other. The Big Bear Village has the ambiance of a quaint European village in the Alps. Snow-lined streets and a classy mountain motif add a special touch for a pleasant shopping adventure. Browse a collection of charming boutiques, specialty stores and gift shops filled with unique treasures. You are sure to find something for everyone including distinct gifts not found anywhere else. The Big Bear Village also has plenty of treats to satisfy your appetite from mom & pop diners to full service restaurants.
      • LIVE IT UP WITH VACATION PACKAGE DEALS ALL YEAR ROUND

        Guests can now visit Big Bear any time of the year and save money with vacation packages. Not only will Big Bear Lake vacation packages help take the stress out of vacation planning by combining lodging accommodations with outdoor activities, attractions and events, but guests will find savings of up to 25%. Some of the vacation packages guests can choose from include ski and snowboard lift tickets, mobile massage services, snowshoe tours, charter fishing trips, mountain bike rentals, and pontoon boat rentals.
      • BIG BEAR LAKE VISITOR INFORMATION 800-424-4232

        As Big Bear Lake's official visitor information service, we will help you plan your activities, offer event tickets, shopping, restaurants, current conditions and more with one simple phone call. Our local experts are here, Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to help you plan your California vacation.

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